IoT IMPACT
2019 SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 Chris  Bennetts

Chris Bennetts

Transport for New South Wales

Executive Director, Digital Product Delivery

Government Address

The Digital Products Delivery branch leads customer facing digital transformation and innovation to improve the customer experience for Transport customers. Chris leads the Future Transport program, Open Data and Apps program, Customer Feedback Systems, the Opal customer experience and product roadmap, the Digital Accelerator, and customer facing digital initiatives. Chris also leads external relationships with industry and the startup community, to drive innovation. Earlier this year, Chris was a recipient of the Public Service Medal in the Australia Day Honours List. Prior to joining Transport, Chris spent 15 years leading technology product development at companies including Nokia and Hewlett-Packard.

Dr.  Mark Simpson

Dr. Mark Simpson

eHealth NSW

Chief Clinical Information Officer and Executive Director of Clinical Engagement and Patient Safety

Health - Improving Patient Care through IoT Digital Health

Dr Mark Simpson is eHealth NSW’s Chief Clinical Information Officer and Executive Director of Clinical Engagement and Patient Safety, working collaboratively with NSW Health clinicians on transformative digital health strategies, programs and services.Mark’s most recent role was in his native UK, where he worked at the Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust as its Digital Director and held the dual responsibilities of Chief Clinical Information Officer and Director of Informatics. In 2018, Mark also became the clinical advisor to the Professional Record Standards Board in London.

 Ed Santow

Ed Santow

Australian Human Rights Commission

Commissioner

Human Rights and Technology

Edward Santow has been Human Rights Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission since August 2016. Edward leads the Commission’s work on detention and implementing the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT); refugees and migration; human rights issues affecting LGBTI people; counter-terrorism and national security; technology and human rights; freedom of expression; and freedom of religion. His areas of expertise include human rights, public law and discrimination law. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and serves on a number of boards and committees.

 Flavia Tata Nardini

Flavia Tata Nardini

Fleet Space Technologies

CEO

Communications

Flavia Tata Nardini began her career at the European Space Agency as a Propulsion Test Engineer. She then joined TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research to work on advanced space propulsion projects. In 2015, Flavia co-founded Fleet, a connectivity company set to maximise the resource efficiency of human civilisation through low cost, low power remote massive IoT. Fleet launched four of over 100 planned nanosatellites in 2018, enabling the next industrial revolution with a free, ubiquitous connectivity platform.

CONFERENCE STREAMS

Click on the industry conference stream image below to view specific speakers of your chosen conference stream. Key industries and technologies share common IoT opportunities and challenges, use the icons to identify other relevant conference streams.

SMART CITIES

The Smart Cities conference stream aims to advance adoption of IoT solutions for enhancing citizen services and shaping more sustainable communities. This conference stream will provide insights, examples and information about urban IoT opportunities in our public places and spaces. This conference stream is based on a collaboration with multiple industry groups, government agencies, standards bodies and academia. The sessions within the conference stream will focus on key drivers and influencers that will shape the dynamics of future cities with focus on three key Smart Cities, Smart Precints, Smart Buildings.  Attend our interactive workshop designed to give delegates key take homes.
WORKSHOP:' Managing energy in the home'

 Dale Brett

Dale Brett

Willow

Co-founder & Chief Product Officer

Dale Brett is the Co-founder & Chief Product Officer at Willow, Australia’s fastest-growing provider of smart technology for the built world. With a personal drive to solve complex and real-world problems with technological solutions, Dale leads the technology, product, and innovation at Willow.In the last two years alone, Dale has led the ideation and implementation of groundbreaking technologies such as the WillowTwin™ technology platform, the Marketplace and the WillowRail operations to name a few. The technology is now being utilised by the world's largest real estate owners, including Microsoft, AXA & Investa Property Group. The common goal being, to make the world more sustainable, connected, intuitive and innovative.Dale is at the forefront of emerging trends and in combination with his long-standing technology team brings vast experience in big data, AI, blockchain, fintech, machine learning, and construction. In what was once a siloed industry, Dale's mission is to connect & enhance the built environment through delivering best practice and innovative state of the art digital capabilities.

 Tegan Kop

Tegan Kop

City of Melbourne

5G + IoT Testbed Lead

Tegan is a technologist with a social bent working with emerging tech and data to make a better world. She believes in the power of cross-sector collaboration to solve big problems and make real lasting social change. Tegan has worked across Australia with some of the best minds in the corporate, community and government sectors to make this happen.

FOOD & AGRIBUSINESS

IoT offers great opportunities to expand Australia’s food export market - by ensuring provenance of high value products to the end customer and increasing production yields through precision-technology farming. conference stream sessions will focus on Australia’s competitive position in food and agriculture through technology.  Attend an interactive panel session will discuss ‘sensing the future food’ and the interactive workshop designed to take home key actions: WORKSHOP: 'Food & Agribusiness'.

 Robert Fitzpatrick

Robert Fitzpatrick

Meat & Livestock Australia Limited

Diretor

Robert Fitzpatrick is an industry and technology expert with more than 30 years’ experience in senior executive roles across the spectrum of large corporates, government agencies, and small and medium enterprises and start-ups. He has a detailed understanding of industry representative bodies, research and higher education, retail, fast-moving consumer goods, telecommunications, and information and communications technology sectors. Mr Fitzpatrick has a passion for improving the integrity and efficiency of Australia’s agricultural sector, applying new analytics to improve on farm productivity, de-bottleneck supply chains and reduce the cost of moving product from farmgate to global markets. Mr Fitzpatrick is director of the Australian Academic and Research Network, and CEO of Gelion technologies, a leading provider of battery storage for the renewable energy sector. Mr Fitzpatrick is Chair of Integrity Systems Company Limited and a director of Meat & Livestock Australia Limited and MLA Donor Company Limited.

WATER

Water is one of the first sessions on day one of the conference, kicking off with the question 'Is the water industry ready for IoT'? The audience will get answers as to how IoT is driving new business models, changing user behaviours and producing more sustainable ways of delivering water.  A panel of experts in their field will discuss Water innovation in real life practice.

 Paul Siemers

Paul Siemers

Melbourne Water

Program Director - Digital Transformation

Session Title: Water innovation in practice

A strategic digital technology leader with extensive background in people leadership and management, business relationship management, technology-enabled process change, technology strategy and architecture. More than 20 years of international experience with leading companies including PricewaterhouseCoopers, IBM Business Consulting, ANZ Bank and Anglo American. Extensive experience in the resources (mining, petrochemical, water) and finance sectors. Currently employed as Director – Digital Strategy & Architecture at Melbourne Water.

ENERGY

The energy conference stream is based on enabling collaboration and cooperation in this highly fragmented industry. This conference stream addresses the many challenges this sector experiences. Conference stream sessions are focused on the role of IoT In energy market transformation, with skyrocketing prices, peak-time supply failures. Sessions will also cover topics such as Australia's electricity supply facing problems that our current models and best minds are struggling to solve.  Also, an interactive of panel experts will also discuss driving future energy productivity and smart consumption, with questions from the floor to delve further into this topic.  Attend our workshop designed to give delegates key actions to take home: WORKSHOP: 'Managing energy in the home'.

 Rosemary Sinclair

Rosemary Sinclair

Energy Consumers Australia

CEO

Session Title: Distributed Energy Resource

Rosemary Sinclair is the CEO of Energy Consumers Australia, a company established by the Council of Australian Governments Energy Council of Ministers in 2015 to strengthen independent consumer advocacy on national energy market matters of strategic importance and material consequence for energy consumers, in particular household and small business consumers.ECA focuses on the long-term interests of consumers of energy with respect to the price, quality, safety, reliability and security of supply of energy services.

Professor Stuart White

Professor Stuart White

Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology, Sydney

Director

Session Title: Energy - Distributeed Energy Resource (DER) - are we there yet?

Professor Stuart White is Director of the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology, Sydney where he leads a team of 60 researchers who create change towards sustainable futures through independent, project-based research.In 2012 he was awarded the Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Environmental Research. He is a Board member of the Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity and Climate-KIC Australia.In 2017, Stuart commissioned the first Sydney-based community IoT LoRaWAN node.

MANUFACTURING

The time is now for manufacturing to delve deeper into IoT, this risk-averse sector no doubt seeks to prevent and pre-empt problems with IoT implementation and achieve ROI in a quick timeframe. Our conference stream sessions around ‘IoT Manufacturing Champions’ will be of particular interest to this sector, these champions have successfully established themselves as global leaders. This session delves into what others can learn from these champions with the ultimate aim of expanding Australia’s manufacturing base. An interactive panel session will follow called, ‘From Micro-Manufacturing to High Volume Manufacturing: Realising value in IoT implementation’.
WORKSHOP: 'Supply chain - tracking and monitoring - do it now'
WORKSHOP: 'IoT manufacturing maturity - where do you sit?'

 David Chuter

David Chuter

Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC)

CEO Managing Director

Session Title: Advanced Manufacturing - Intelligently connected production

David Chuter is CEO and Managing Director at the Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) (www.imcrc.org), based in Melbourne. David is an experienced senior executive with a strong industry record in leading strategic business growth, operational management, and change in the manufacturing sector. He is passionate about local industry and creating a stronger platform for Australian manufacturing through catalysing investment in technology, innovation, collaboration, and competitiveness. David has more than thirty years of international manufacturing experience, with much of this gained in the global automotive industry.

 Chris Crozier

Chris Crozier

Orica

Chief Digital Officer

Session Title: Manufacturing: Siezing the opportunity for Connected Manufacturing - Seeking to solve problems using IoT

Chris Crozier is currently Chief Digital Officer for Orica International, the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of explosives for mining and civil construction. In this capacity, Mr Crozier’s Digital teams support the global footprint of the organisation across Business, Customer and Manufacturing systems, including governance of Orica’s digital ecosystems, architecture, data, and cyber posture. Prior to this, Mr Crozier held executive roles within Orica as Global Vice President Supply Chain, and BHP Billiton (as Global Chief Information Officer and Global Chief Procurement Officer). A 30 year veteran of the Mining and Resources Sector, having commenced his professional life with Rio Tinto as a Research Engineer, he has experienced the highs and lows of the commodity cycle. He has worked in Asia for more than 25 years, residing in Singapore for 15 years.

HEALTH

IoTAA aims to be the leading industry body to advance IoT applications in Digital Health. IoT Impact includes conference stream sessions that demonstrate potential new models of care through innovative IoT technology to improve personal health. Our panel session improving Patient Care through IoT Digital Health is guaranteed to give delegates key take-homes.

 Duane Attree

Duane Attree

The Health Roundtable

Chief Executive

Session Title: Improving Patient Care through IoT Digital Health

Duane leads the various businesses and partnerships of Potential ( x), a business that seeks to empower potential through knowledge and collaborative innovation. Most notably he is the CEO of the Health Roundtable (HRT). The HRT is a not for profit membership organization of over 160 public hospitals across ANZ. In addition Potential (x ) supports knowledge and insights for over 160 private hospitals, large disability services, and international health advice/telehealth services.

 Haroon Kasim

Haroon Kasim

Medical Hospitalist

Session Title: Improving Patient Care through IoT Digital Health

Haroon is currently Practicing Clinician in NSW Health. He has more than a decade of experience in the Australian Healthcare System across multiple states and health services. Haroon formally trained for leadership positions within health with a deep understanding of the Australian Health system and networks. He is also a part of the RACP Clinical Practice Advisory Committee, Health Reforms Reference Group, and Integrated Care SubgroupHaroon who is a Graduate of the Cicada Accelerator Program and Medical Device Commercialization Training Program from NSW Health is a passionate advocate of leveraging digital health to enable cost-efficient and patient-centered health systems

Dr.  Mark Simpson

Dr. Mark Simpson

eHealth NSW

Chief Clinical Information Officer and Executive Director of Clinical Engagement and Patient Safety

Health - Improving Patient Care through IoT Digital Health

Dr Mark Simpson is eHealth NSW’s Chief Clinical Information Officer and Executive Director of Clinical Engagement and Patient Safety, working collaboratively with NSW Health clinicians on transformative digital health strategies, programs and services.Mark’s most recent role was in his native UK, where he worked at the Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust as its Digital Director and held the dual responsibilities of Chief Clinical Information Officer and Director of Informatics. In 2018, Mark also became the clinical advisor to the Professional Record Standards Board in London.

CYBER SECURITY & NETWORK RESILIENCE

Increased cyber-attacks through connected devices continue to pose significant obstacles to IoT adoption. These sessions tackle the privacy issues with interoperability and an insight into best practices. Cyber security and IoT innovations are inseparable. To successfully drive innovations in IoT, businesses must first define and deploy the right cyber defense approach. Join this conference stream to discuss the strategic frameworks to future-proof your organization.  WORKSHOP: 'IoT Security Certification - what does it mean?'

 Julia Fossi

Julia Fossi

eSafety Commission

Safety by Design and New and Emerging Policy Lead

Session Title: Cyber Security & Network Resilience: Secure your business IoT infrastructure for resilient customer trust

Julia Fossi is an Expert Advisor at the eSafety Commissioner. She is the project lead for Safety by Design – an initiative that places the safety and rights of users at the centre of the design, development and deployment of online products and services . She also provides a range of high-level policy support and advice across eSafety on a range of new and emerging issues and challenges. Prior to this, Julia was Associate Head of Child Online Safety at the NSPCC, a child protection charity in the UK, and has held a number of positions in the UK Government where she developed, implemented and delivered child and survivor-centred policies and strategies across a wide-range of high profile and sensitive policy areas.

 Laura Lees

Laura Lees

Security and Risk Leader

Session Title: Cyber Security & Network Resilience: Secure your business IoT infrastructure for resilient customer trust

Laura has over 20 years experience in Information Technology focusing on Cyber Security for more than 15 of those including senior positions in Banking and Finance Security teams. She is an avid volunteer having joined the AISA Sydney Branch committee in 2008 and the Sydney ISACA Chapter's Board of Directors in 2018 and is their current treasurer. She has helped organise National conferences, Annual Member's Lunches along with regular Professional Development sessions. Laura is passionate about security of IoT and participates in the IoTAA's security stream.In her day job, Laura is the Head of Information Security - APAC at an Australian Financial Services company leading a team helping to protect the personal information of millions of Australians.

 Matt Tett

Matt Tett

Enex TestLab

Managing Director

Session Title: Cyber Security & Network Resilience: Secure your business IoT infrastructure for resilient customer trust

Matt Tett is the Managing Director of Enex TestLab (www.testlab.com.au), an independent ISO17025 accredited testing laboratory with a 30-year history, ISO 9001 certification and a University heritage. He is also the chairman of Cyber Security firm Enex Carbon.

 Graham Williamson

Graham Williamson

Session Title: Cyber Security & Network Resilience: Secure your business IoT infrastructure for resilient customer trust

Graham has thirty years’ experience in the Information Technology industry with expertise in identity and access control management, public key infrastructure and industrial automation. He commenced his career in information technology with Bell Canada and moved to Australia with Digital Equipment Corporation as manager of the CMR21 industrial computer. Graham has played a principal role in the analysis and implementation of a number of major information technology projects for state and federal governments in Australia and Singapore, and the healthcare sector in the Northern Territory and Hong Kong.Graham holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from Bond University. Graham is an active participant in the Institute of Management Consultants and the Australian Information Industry Association.Graham’s latest book is: “Identity Management: A Business Perspective”, 2017, MC Press, Boise, ID.

COMMUNICATIONS

There are plenty of options available – and now – for connecting massive numbers of IoT sensors, across all parts of Australia. What’s holding us up?  Attend this conference stream for more insight.

 Flavia Tata Nardini

Flavia Tata Nardini

Fleet Space Technologies

CEO

Communications

Flavia Tata Nardini began her career at the European Space Agency as a Propulsion Test Engineer. She then joined TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research to work on advanced space propulsion projects. In 2015, Flavia co-founded Fleet, a connectivity company set to maximise the resource efficiency of human civilisation through low cost, low power remote massive IoT. Fleet launched four of over 100 planned nanosatellites in 2018, enabling the next industrial revolution with a free, ubiquitous connectivity platform.

 Tony Tilbrook

Tony Tilbrook

NNNCo

COO/CTO

Session Title - Communications - Time to Connect

NNNCo are a leading Australian IoT Enterprise provider and LoRaWAN network operator building solutions for a range of verticals including cities, industry, utilities and agriculture. Tony is a highly strategic and experienced technical and operations Executive who has been the strategic lead for the company’s development of the N2N-DL data platform which enables the entire IoT ecosystem. Tony was the CTO of BigAir Group leading the Design & Construct team for the Fixed Wireless network infrastructure. Previous to that, he was Director Technology and Business at StarTech Communications where he was responsible for the financial and technical outcomes of the business.

DATA USE

With vast resources of data already out there and a tsunami of additional data coming, getting access to the data we need is fundamental for Australia’s future economic benefit. How can we manage that and protect national, business and consumer interests?

 Peter Leonard

Peter Leonard

Data Synergies

Principal at Data Synergies and Professor of Practice at UNSW Business School

Session Title: Data Use, Availability & Privacy

Dr. Ian Oppermann

Dr. Ian Oppermann

NSW Data Analytics Centre

Chief Data Scientist and CEO

Session Title: Data Use, Availability & Privacy

Dr. Ian Oppermann is the NSW Government Chief Data Scientist and CEO of the NSW Data Analytics Centre. Ian has 25 years’ experience in the ICT sector and, has led organizations with more than 300 people, delivering products and outcomes that have impacted hundreds of millions of people globally.

 Ed Santow

Ed Santow

Australian Human Rights Commission

Commissioner

Human Rights and Technology

Edward Santow has been Human Rights Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission since August 2016. Edward leads the Commission’s work on detention and implementing the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT); refugees and migration; human rights issues affecting LGBTI people; counter-terrorism and national security; technology and human rights; freedom of expression; and freedom of religion. His areas of expertise include human rights, public law and discrimination law. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and serves on a number of boards and committees.